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Decision for a deeper fairway in the Port of Gothenburg
The Land and Environmental Court granted a permit for deepening and widening the fairway, strengthening the quay and the disposal of dredge spoil in a designated location at sea. The decision will allow the Skandia Gateway project’s dock reinforcement work to start according to schedule.
Sailing camp for future employees
This year, another 27 young people are offered to sail this summer, of which 4 will be in a week-long sailing camp on Æolusön. In addition, 10 young people will have opportunities for summer jobs. The Port of gothenburg aim to get more young people interested in boating, shipping and the harbor.
Port of Gothenburg first in the world to provide shoreside power for tankers.
The Port of Gothenburg aim to set a new global standard for shoreside power for tankers berthed in a hazardous environment by a new unique concept, named Green Cable.
Gothenburg a step closer to becoming a hub for transport of captured carbon dioxide
The Swedish Energy Agency has approved the partial funding of the collaborative project CinfraCap, bringing the region a step closer to a carbon capture infrastructure at the Port of Gothenburg. The infrastructure at the Port of Gothenburg could be of crucial significance to the transport of captured carbon dioxide from the entire country to a sub-seabed repository.
Smart freight tracking system at the Port of Gothenburg goes live
The largest port in Scandinavia is seeking to enhance customer benefit through digitalised freight tracking. The Port Optimizer™ Track & Trace app is being launched by the Port Authority of Gothenburg to make it easier for freight owners and rail and terminal operators to track their freight in real time from quayside to inland destination.
Unique Berth Planner tool goes live
The launch of the new digital Berth Planner tool, Allberth, is under way. The first to use this new smart service is Port Control – which receives all calls at the Port of Gothenburg – and the safety and security coordinators at the Energy Terminal. External users will gradually join the system.
“Allberth is long awaited and much sought after. With Allberth we now have a berth planning tool tha
Liquefied carbon dioxide ready to sail
Gothenburg and Sweden could be the first in the world to create a joint infrastructure for the transport of liquefied carbon dioxide extracted using CCS technology. The project – CinfraCap – is a unique collaborative venture between Göteborg Energi, Nordion Energi, Preem, St1, Renova, and Gothenburg Port Authority.
Strong autumn for rail traffic at the Port of Gothenburg
During 2018, 398,000 TEUs were transported to or from the port by rail. The figures were strongest during the final quarter of the year when rail-borne container freight increased by 27 per cent. “The fact that long-distance freight transport is recovering at a higher rate is a clear indication of the growing confidence in the Container Terminal throughout the country".
Port of Gothenburg freight volumes 2018
Port of Gothenburg freight figures for 2018 have just been compiled. Container volumes rose by 17 per cent compared with the previous year. Energy products, intra-European ro-ro* units and new cars all fell by one per cent, albeit in relation to the high comparative figures for these three segments in 2017.
Gothenburg ro-ro traffic on the increase – European network expanding
The prospects for ro-ro traffic between Sweden and the continent are certainly looking bright. Volumes between Gothenburg and Belgium have increased for the ninth year in succession. Shipping companies are also in the process of expanding their networks from Gothenburg across large parts of Europe – often via the Belgian ports in Ghent and Zeebrugge, large hubs for intra-European ro-ro traffic.
Official opening of new combi terminal at the Port of Gothenburg
On Wednesday, the Arken Combi Terminal at the Port of Gothenburg was officially opened. Freight can now switch between road, rail and sea at the quayside, and can do so much more efficiently than before. The new terminal will result in higher freight capacity, improved transport efficiency, and cleaner air.
New freight service from Gothenburg to Rotterdam
The opening of a new freight service to Rotterdam will be a welcome development, presenting further opportunities for Swedish industry. The company behind the new service is the ro-ro* carrier CLdN, whose vessels will call at the Port of Gothenburg twice a week.
Intermodal terminal moves to the port of Gothenburg
Plans are in place to move the internmodal freight terminal currently located in the central city of Gothenburg to the Port of Gothenburg. The switch will allow a higher proportion of transport by rail instead of road.
Prologis phase one fully leased – Logent move into new facility in March
Logent will be the first tenant in the Prologis section of Gothenburg Logistics Park. They are due to move into the 25,500 square metre building in March next year.
Historic moment: First ship to bunker LNG at the Port of Gothenburg
Tomorrow, a milestone will be reached in the greening process that is taking place at the Port of Gothenburg. M/T Ternsund will bunker natural gas at the entrance to the port. This is the first time ever in Sweden that a tanker will bunker this substantially cleaner marine fuel.
Port of Gothenburg becomes new port of entry for Mazda in Sweden
Starting in July, the Port of Gothenburg will be the new port of entry for Mazda cars imported into Sweden. All cars destined for the Swedish market will now reach their owners via the largest port in Scandinavia.
Liner services network in focus as Port of Gothenburg website goes live
Responsive, constantly alert to change and with a focus on the liner services network. Just some of the features that characterise the new Port of Gothenburg website, which will go live today.
Port of Gothenburg appoints new Harbour Master
The Port of Gothenburg has appointed a new Harbour Master – Åsa Kärnebro. Åsa has been deputy Harbour Master at the Port of Gothenburg since 2010. In her new position she has identified a number of ways to further strengthen the port's competitiveness, not only in Europe but also globally.
Sweden: Port of Gothenburg expands
The Port of Gothenburg, the largest port in Scandinavia, is set to expand with the construction of a new terminal at the outer port area. It is the largest expansion project at the port since the 1970s. The terminal will be built using dredging spoils and is expected to be completed at some point after 2020.